Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo

58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Back massage

Reflex massage

Head massage

Full body massage

Spa lounge

Overview

Offering an indoor swimming pool, a patio and barbeque grills, Absolute Lake View Motel lies in a natural area of Taupo near to Waipahihi Botanical Gardens, Wairakei Geothermal Power Station and Taupo Bay.

Placed near ski fields, Absolute Lake View Motel provides a ski storage room and a ski pass. The center of Taupo is 1 km away from the venue.

An art gallery and a museum are set within walking distance.

Guests can reach Absolute Lake View Motel by car from Taupo airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

The designer Absolute Lake View Motel offers such rooms as classic studio, spa double room and family studio appointed with individual climate control, complimentary Wi-Fi, a safe, a refrigerator and soundproof windows. The guestrooms afford a stunning view of the valley. Other comforts include a microwave, a dishwasher and an electric kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at Dixie Brown's and McDonalds, about 150 meters away from the property.

All visitors are offered a continental breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are a free private car park, free self parking and a tour desk at guests' disposal.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a spa lounge, a Jacuzzi and a sauna. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Concierge desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Skiing

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo Taupo location
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Hotel Address:

58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Taupo
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Taupo (TUO)
    3.5 mi
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    42.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Dixie Brown's
    700 ft
  • McDonalds
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Taupo Bay
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Rooms and availability

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Standard Studio
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    Two-Bedroom Apartment
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      Family Studio
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        Deluxe One-Bedroom Apartment
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo Taupo location
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          Hotel Address:

          58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Taupo
            2300 ft
          Airports
          • Taupo (TUO)
            3.5 mi
          • Rotorua (ROT)
            42.4 mi
          • Bus stop
            1.0 mi
          Restaurants
          • Dixie Brown's
            700 ft
          • McDonalds
            500 ft
          Beaches
          • Taupo Bay
            1.1 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  1 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            23

          Absolute Lake View Motel Location

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 2000 ft

          Parks

          • Tongariro Crossing - 1700 ft

          Local attractions

          • Taupo Bay - 1.1 mi
            Taupo Bay Rd, Taupo
          • Craters of the Moon - 3.2 mi
            Karapiti Road, Taupo
          • Huka Falls - 4.7 mi
            Off SH1, Taupo
          • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 1.7 mi
            Shepherd Road, Taupo
          • Volcanic Activity Centre - 3.4 mi
            Corner Karetoto Road & Huka Falls Road, Taupo

          Near the hotel

          • Taupo Museum - 2000 ft
            4 Story Place, Taupo

            Restaurants nearby

            • Dixie Brown's - 700 ft

              Address: 38 Roberts Street
              Phone: +64 7-378 8444 ‎

              68% likes this, based on 218 reviews

            • Plateau - 700 ft

              Address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street
              Phone: 07 377-2425

              70% likes this, based on 122 reviews
              Cuisine: Contemporary, New Zealand
              Price Range: USD 17 - USD 28

            • Indian Affair - 800 ft

              Address: 34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street
              Phone: 07-378 2295

              81% likes this, based on 135 reviews
              Cuisine: Indian

            • McDonalds - 500 ft

              Address: Cnr Roberts & Ruapehu Streets

              60% likes this, based on 26 reviews

            • Lone Star - 600 ft

              Address: Roberts Street

              59% likes this, based on 45 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  1 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  10 am
            • Number of rooms:
              23
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            Absolute Lake View Motel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Absolute Lake View Motel

            Average guest rating

            6.8out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 40 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Family with children
              3.8

              One of the worst Motels I have stayed at, in one word Budget!

            • Older travelers
              9.0

              Good value for money. Great location, just walking distance to all that Taupo can offer the tourist! Staff very friendly and helpful.

              Issues with power failures. Swimming pool and spa are not very inviting, very dark.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              location could walk anywhere we needed to go.

              swimming pool and spa area needs upgrading and cleaning. exercise equipment broken.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              the clever use of space , ie placement of funiture and amenities. The fact that it was so close to town and the water.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              The room was spacious and adequate.

              Car parking was extremely restrictive.

            • Group of friends
              5.4

              Close to the centre of town

              Initial room offered had shower cubicle door that stuck and felt like it was going to come off in your hand when you wrenched it open. No ability to lock kitchen window altho it did have security stay on. Cooking facilities were very old and chipped enamel, etc. Moved rooms. General finish of the paintwork in both rooms was very poor with paint lifted in the bathroom. Big stain on the ceiling. Bathroom had no extractor fan so after shower in the morning had to leave the window open to clear the air. Not ideal on a ground floor in winter, when you want to go out. While both beds had an electric blanket, one had no power socket close enough to plug it without moving the bed (and no extension cord). Our room seemed to be right by plumbing so every time person in the unit above had a shower, noisy water sounds down the wall - not great at 2am when it goes on for 20 minutes!!

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              We only used the room as a bedroom as we had family next door. Property looked a little tired with paint peeling off the ceiling in bathroom. The room was otherwise clean and tidy. You have to turn the TV off at the wall or the stand by light is too bright on your sleeping eyes.We ordered a paper which did not arrive.

            • Group of friends
              5.4

              Location

              It's a bit tired, paint peeling from ceiling in shower. Photo of pool /sauna area on website must have been taken some time ago.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Very good location. Easy walk to shops and bars etc. Staff were very helpful. Had a good lake view from our unit which was located on 3rd floor.easy to find and just enough car parks.

              Pool area with spa was not quite like the picture in the brochure. Needs a refurbishment.

            • Family with children
              10.0

              Very friendly staff,and very clean rooms,with plenty of parking

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              All good, never got to use the facilities (My issue too many other activities). Had to wait when checking in not a major for us as we has a bit of time up our sleeve, but still not great customer service. Would stay again. Peter

            • Group of friends
              6.6

              Proximity to the town/shops.

              Room 25 had no view of Lake Taupo and no WIFI connectivity. The room was 'soulless'. Dreary colours on the walls and no artwork. Toilet seat cover was cracked as was the piece between bowl and cistern. NOT a good look. Pool/spa area needs to have some control over who can access it as we were not sure if some of the people in there were locals. They moved the wheely bins in the yard to 'save' a parking space which seemed a bit strange. We could see this as it was the view we had from our window. NOT what we expected from a motel calling itself Absolute Lake View!! Our room was tired looking and in need of a makeover.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Convenient, easy to find on our way through Taupo

              Decor a little tired but clean and adequate.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Central to shops. Neat and tidy.

              Bathroom could do with a bit of painting - ceiling

            • Group of friends
              6.2

              Great views and location

              Room was tired...no soap in toilet or hand towels...no toiletries at all....inadequate supply of milk ,coffee sugar for 3 people let alone 6 the room's capacity ....functional but no beauty. Facility overall not as good as that represented on the website

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo Taupo location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Taupo
              2300 ft
            Airports
            • Taupo (TUO)
              3.5 mi
            • Rotorua (ROT)
              42.4 mi
            • Bus stop
              1.0 mi
            Restaurants
            • Dixie Brown's
              700 ft
            • McDonalds
              500 ft
            Beaches
            • Taupo Bay
              1.1 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  1 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  10 am
            • Number of rooms:
              23